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Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
irritable with other people already. >>> we have much more on how local leaders and power companies are getting ready. coming up later, we'll speak with a representative from pepco, and rush earn baker, and the emergency management agency. and of course we'll check in with gwen throughout the hour for updates. you can get the latest updates 24/7 with the fox 5 weather app. i highly recommend it. it features live hd radar, weather alerts and more. you can also submit your weather pictures and video with the click of a button. download it on your ipad, iphone or droid. >>> early voting got under way in several places in the district engineered and the lines were long. turnout was much bigger than expected at the turkey thicket recreation center and there were only six voting machines working. lines were so long that some people actually gave up. >>> in maryland, it was the same scene at the currie sports and learning center near fedex field. some people tell us they waited four hours to cast their vote. >>> virginia, maryland and the district under a state of emergency this morning as
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Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
account matches up with hoffa's death but investigators say we should learn more today. tony? >>> in local news, four women studying at american university were fondled near campus in just the last week. and yesterday, the university issued a campus alert about the attacks. they started on september 24. and were all reported to cams police yesterday. the women say they were approached from behind. while walking on massachusetts avenue. near the campus. >>> new this morning, prince george's county police are asking for the public's help in solving a deadly hit-and-run. the victim has been identified as 55-year-old michael eugene white. and police believe white was walking along silver hill road, saturday night, around 8:30, when he was struck. police say the car was a white chevy impala that may have front end damage. >>> in pennsylvania, a judge is due to issue a ruling on the keystone state's voter i.d. law later today. under the law, anyone who wants to vote in pennsylvania, has to show a photo i.d. supporters say it will cut down on voter fraud but others say it will be harder for minor
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
local drivers may be asked to pay even more. take a welcome at the recent changes. the prices went up 4 cents a gel gallon in d.c. one price hasn't changed. it's been twenty years since maryland raised the state gas tax and montgomery county is in dire need of transportation funding. the condition council met with business leaders today, one of the hot topics, a possible county wide gas tax. lauren demarco has that story. >> when i pulled up and i saw $4.09, oh my goodness. >> steadily increasing for the last seven weeks. it's unlikely maryland legislators would agree to an increase on the state's gas tax. the president of the montgomery county council wants to take the matter into his own hands. >> if the state does not have the political will to do this, i'm saying local governments, like montgomery county, has to be able to move forward on their own. >> roger wants the state to give county lawmakers the authority to raise g taxes. the county would retain 100% of the revenue. with funding going toward road improvement projects and public transportation like the purple line and th
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Oct 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
in the sunshine by tomorrow. there is your september nell radar. nothing locally. nice and quiet to start the day. it will be nice and dry for moaght the morning session and headed home from school. showers out to the west into eastern kentucky and portions of ohio. that is our next approaching system and it is a cold front that could bring us a period of showers later tonight and perhaps thunderstorms into the overnight hour. -- it will be nice and dry for most of the morning session and headed home from school. remember yesterday, dulles was bottoming out in the upper 30s. this morning, it is 51 at dulles. here is your forecast for today. high temperatures, upper 60s and low 70s just like yesterday. increasing clouds with, again, a chance for rain late, particularly west and i think the rest of us will get it tonight. >> okay. thank you. >>> time now to say hello to julie wright and see what is happening during the morning commute. been very busy this morning. >> we've had some major tie-ups to report around town because we had late-clearing construction on the beltway mps we had accident activ
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
-atlantic. let's do some local weather and 63 at reagan national. your friday forecast looks fine. no issues today. no issues tomorrow. it won't be beautiful outside but we won't be looking at any rain. a little fog to start your day. might be a little drizzle in a spot or two. let's see if the fog is doing anything to the commute this morning. let's check in with julie wright and get the latest. >> so far, so good. we are off fay quiet start around the capital beltway. southbound bw parkway and nursery road checking for accident activity here at this location. if you are traveling 359 at the 14th street bridge coming out of virginia headed over to the southeast-southwest freew crossing over the pat -- over the potomac. traffic volume moving at speed south of father hurley boulevard moving into rockville. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. >>> some are dubbing it a frankenstorm due to its potential to bring high wind and rain right before halloween. >> hurricane sandy is heading for t east coast. the forecast has people from our area up to new england get
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
local forces and fema. >> even though it's miles and miles away there are grandmothers, grandfathers, moms, dads, children who are really going to have a tough couple weeks here after the storm passes. >> nothing that feels better than going out there and being where people need help and seeing the look on their faces when you rescue them and bring them back to safety. >> the white house says its top priority to make sure all available resources are provided to state and local responders as quickly as possible. >>> president obama approved major disaster declarations for new jersey, new york, coastal area of new jersey badden beaten. that's where we -- badly beaten. that's where we find fox correspondent craig boswell tonight. >> reporter: the rains have stopped, but the effect of sandy still continue this evening. roads into atlantic city remained shut down tonight. in fact, i'll show you there's state police on every roadway going into atlantic city. they're turning families away saying you can't get in until tomorrow. there's debris basically on every road. some families are very
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
:30 weeknights to get your political fix. fox 5 news end you decide 2012 focused on local and national candidates and issues during the final two week of the campaign. brian bolter, tom fitzgerald and mark plotkin wrap up the big stories every night until the election. >>> new this morning, a trial begins today for the two people accused of giving alcohol to teens who were killed on route 50 in crofton last january. four people died when the car that the three teens were in wound up in the wrong lane and crashed into another car killing a 55-year-old man. the mother and brother of 1- year-old brianna franco are charged with giving alcohol to minors. -- of 18-year-old brianna franco are charged with giving alcohol to minors. >>> kids left alone whether a deadly fire broke out. we are checking more headlines when we come back. -- kids left alone when a deadly fire broke out. as governor, i cut five billion dollars in spending and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done.
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
with pride. the official championship merchandise will be available when local modal stores open at 8:00 in the morning. >> some lucky fans as you saw from last night's game who attended didn't have to wait. >> how did you get this shirt so quickly? >> the minute that the nats clinched, because atlanta is losing. they cleaned out all of the old shirts from the store and they put these out and they put out the hats and they put out the shirts. >> i didn't see the hats. >> ready to go. >> look at the hats. >> 2012 champions, washington nationals. >> great. >> fans will be able to get their official divisional title gear at mowdells as we said. in the next hour we will be live outside there in bethesda on wisconsin avenue. we are hearing from nats fans on our facebook page. johnny says i am happy for them. they put together a pretty good team. deacon posted davey johnson and the nats? way to go. and chuck wrote, i'm developing a serious nat-itude. >> much more still ahead on the big nats win. famed washington senators announcer charlie broughten will join us live in the next hour and che
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 4:25am EDT
with the leftovers of sandy. locally, let's go it our close- in radar. we are doing fine this morning. we do have some fog and mist across the area just like yesterday. you will wake one cloudy skies but later this morning into the afternoon, we should get some sunshine and high temperatures about 70 degrees. it will be monday, tuesday, time frame when we will start to be impacted. back to you at the desk. >> thank you. >>> as you just heard, hurricane sandy is barreling through the bahamas and heading or way. >> officials in cuba say thousands of people have h. to be evacuated. fox's phil keating is in miami with more. >> reporter: hurricane candy now threatening the entire east kosovo of the united states. forecasters say it is expected to be a rare mix of a murk and a winter storm before possibly hitting the new york and new jersey area on tuesday. new york city's mayor says no reason to panic. >> we have opened the office emergency management situation room already and the nyc coastal storm plan was activated morning. >> reporter: officials in the northeast preparing for the storm and relying
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Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
. thank you lauren. >>> people in one local neighborhood told to pack up and move to safety. next, we'll get a live report on the door to door evacuation. plus, a massive tree slams into a house. we'll get an update on that. >> download the fox 5 weather app for instant access to the forecast, featuring live hd radar, updated videos from our meteorologists, weather alerts and more. you can use it to submit your weather pictures too. download it on your ipad, iphone and droid and send us your weather photos at my weather photos at gmail.com. we'll be right back.  >> welcome back. sandy really blew through annapolis. a lot of store owners fought it with sand bags. the docks were not under water at high tide. but the high winds brought trees down across our region. >> in laurel, we find fox 5's melanie alnwick. she is live this morning with that story. good morning to you. >> good morning, wisdom. yeah, we are here in laurel, and there are a number of problems here this morning. we are on red miles road in the west laurel section trying to get our lights u
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Oct 21, 2012 10:30pm EDT
. [ male announcer ] visit your local chevy dealer today. now get a 2013 malibu ls for around $199 dollars per month. i'm watching natalie's ballet recital and i'm pulling photos right from the video. great idea, we can pick one and frame it! here, watch this. she nails almost every move. our old camera could never do this. she's so good at ballet. i think she's the best in the class. where is she by the way? in time out. oh. and that one! [ male announcer ] take a photo straight from video and never miss a moment. the htc one x from at&t now $99.99. at&t. rethink possible. >> joe: joaquin arias takes over at third base for sandoval. and on the mound is sergio romo. they love romo here. and with good reason. a chance to visit with him prior to game five and one of the most appreciative, professional athletes i've run across in a long time. one of the most honest who during the course of the year has gathered his confidence. and now believes maybe he just is good enough to close games at the big league level. >> tim: what a great comment, what a great way to carry himself. and in admits tha
FOX
Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
raton and fox 5 is debuting a new show. i will bring you fox 5 news edge and that is focusing on local and final candidate -- local and national issues. tom fitzgerald has more from the show and has more on what we can expect. >> reporter: we're here with 15 days left on this election. we're in a situation of an embarrassment of riches, despite all of the news we bring you every day at this critical juncture in this elect, frankly and there is more political news we can bring you. the idea is simp. over the next 15 days what, we created for folks is going to be a one-stop shopping that is going on right now. we're going to cover the presidential election like no other. by the time you finish with us, you will know where they were, why they were in that place and what exactly it was that they said. we're also going to check in on theocations of all of the campaign served los angeles. e presidential candidate and the focus here at home and we have a lot of elections in our area as well. we have the senate race in virginia and maryland. and, of course, we have a pledge the ora of oral lit
FOX
Oct 24, 2012 9:00am EDT
. local airports, 57 and baltimore 60. here's your forecast for today. mix of clouds and sun. high temperatures 80. could be sprinkle here for the next hour or two. more details on the forecast. tony, back to you. >> thank you very much. first up at 9:00,ome of you got to work late today thanks to an accident that took hours to clean up. a car hit a tractor trailer last night at 11:30. cleaning up the fuel spilled didn't get done until 615 tame time this morning. all lanes are open now. the driver of the car was charged with reckless driving. >> top story this morning, a search for a serial groper continues. >> here is a schedule that the man police are looking for. approached in broad day light while pushing a strolle melanie is live with the latest on the investigation. and there's got to be concern these incidents seem to be escalating. >> reporter: that's right. there has been attack of this natureery week for the past month and a half. and police do classify them as sexual assaults. most of them did happen in the springfield area. it does appear the suspect may have moves on.
FOX
Oct 25, 2012 12:30am EDT
of the news edge is on the way but first another edition of that's my take shining the spotlight on a local philanthropist giving back to the d.c. area. >> and now that's my take with wttg vice president and general manager duffy dyer. >> what would you do if you had a billion dollars? start your own cable network, buy a hawaiian island or an nfl franchise? what if you decided to give back to your community to have a decades long impact on the quality of life? maybe you'd build a new wing or two for the hospital, support the arts by giving to the kennedy center and local theater groups or build communities for local housing of low income earners. well, you're bill conway, co- founder of the carlyle group, you'd take a different path. after a deliberate thoughtful process mr. conway recently decided to make an initial round of grants totaling $55 million of a $1 billion donation to help the washington region by addressing the root of the problem facing low income people, the lack of education and job training that keeps them from building successful independent lives from themselves and thei
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
to fall apart. that will be gusty wind around here, likely locally very heavy rain as well. let's do some local forecasting as well. we're doing fine this morning. 63 at reagan national. our highs today will be about 70. we've got morning fog and there might be a little drizzle or a lone some shower in a spot or two during the day today as this fog will be slow to burn off. i think much of your day will just be kind of cloudy. and again, good news for your friday and saturday, relatively quiet. nice and quiet. we are not expecting a lot in the way of issues here for the start of your weekend. highs today, we'll go 71 here in washington and 69 in leonardtown a6 # # winning number in manassas and some -- and 69 the winning number in manassas. >> here is julie wright with the traffic. >> the lanes are open, the pace is good to go and you will find issue free the trip across the american legion bridge as you work your way from mont gomery county headed out to fair fact eastbound on 66. no trouble spots leaving fair oaks headed towards 123. traffic speed moving as well on the beltway as well b
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 11:30pm EDT
to come forward. in london amy kellogg, fox news. >>> dozens of local national guard troops are back home tonight after serving 10 months in afghanistan. members of the national guard's 273rd military police company received a warm welcome today at the d.c. armory. the soldiers were stationed at bagram air base during their deployment. eleanor holmes norton was among those welcoming those troops home today. >>> our spectacular october continues. >> another beautiful day today. >> beautiful day for them to come home. it will be even better tomorrow by 5 degrees warmer. i think we could touch 70 degrees tomorrow many places and you'll enjoy that, i'm sure. we have a couple showers and maybe a thunderstorm we have to deal with before the weekend. so we'll talk about the timing for that and baseball fans, game three tomorrow. we'll have to watch radar closely because it looks like there could be rain on the way, but it's a beautiful night here in the city. it will be chillier than last night but not frosty cold. listen, just in case you have friends in new england and they may be talking abou
FOX
Oct 18, 2012 4:25am EDT
of moisture you see now approaching cincinnati will start to get into the area. we see locally heavy rain here overnight and into friday. that is still a good 1 hours or so away. we are not too concerned with it here for the morning commute. temperatures later today, we are expecting highs in the upper 60s to low 70s. it should be nice and comfortable later. with temperature right now in the 50s, not a terrible start to the day so just a little cool out there at the moment. back to you. >> tucker, thank you. >>> let's take a look at our top stories. an elaborate plan to blow up the federal reserve building in new york city using 1,000 pounds of explosives. it has been stopped by federal agents and a suspect is now facing serious charges. federal agents say there was never any risk to the public because it was all part of a terrorism task force sting operation. the suspect, a 21-year-old bangladeshi man is now in federal custody. >>> former democratic governor time cain will face off against former republican governor george allen in their final debate. -- former democratic governor tim kaine w
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Oct 18, 2012 11:30pm EDT
.   >>> a suspected arrested for throwing a molotov cocktail inside a local mall. wait till you hear what else police found at the scene tonight after the game. is that fair to the guy higher rate than you did? romney: "yeah, encourage economic growth." us. is that the way to grow america? this message. lavar arrington: i hate losing. hate it. but right now we're losing jobs and money for... our schools to casinos in other states like west virginia. question seven creates 12,000 jobs with a new resort casino... and expanded table games here, in maryland. we all win with question seven. new jobs. money for schools, and instead of marylanders... spending 550 million dollars in other states... it gets invested here. vote for question seven. for maryland. i'm on my way. >> joe: adam wainwright, too much in this matchup against tim lincecum here tonight. the cardinals' bats broke loose and came up with eight runs on 12 hits. in a five-run win. let's go down to the field and ken rosenthal. >> ken: adam, it seemed like you had one of your better curveballs tonight. what did you think of your stuff and your
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Oct 20, 2012 11:45pm EDT
-30, and defeating the opponent the first time since 1979. >>> and in local scores, howard homecoming edges oregon state, 21-20 and georgetown on the road falls to colgate, 57-36. >>> and time for our first break in the show. coming up, dave ross has more on the redskins first division game and joins us from new york after the break. as governor, i cut five b billion dollars in spendg and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility, grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. athat's what the planan george allen supports...together would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help bi
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Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
to be president. and if you talk to people like locals like donna brazil said if only al gore had listened to us and gone to new hampshire, that's just four electoral votes, we wouldn't even have needed florida. so things can turn on that. also there's the possible nightmare scenario for maybe the country, brian, of neither candidate getting 270, getting 269. it goes into the house where each state caucuses and then casts one vote. there are 33 republican delegations. so the election would go to romney. but in the senate picks the vice president. what do you think of this? president romney and vice president bidening. wasn't supposed to work like that. so there's an unbelievable amount of mathematical different arrangements, but do look at ohio, florida and virginia. those are the three big ones. >> cameron, as we look at ohio, florida and virginia, are we overlooking a couple of states like perhaps colorado? >> i think colorado is also key. basically romney needs to run the table in colorado, virginia and ohio to feel good on election night. there's still a chance he can pull it off with two of
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
england have their eyes on this thing and fox 5 is covering it from every angle. we'll hear from local leaders, metro, homeowners, but first we have the new 11:00 forecast from the national hush center. sue palka is in the weather -- hurricane center. sue palka is in the weather center pour over it now. >> they're -- pouring over it now. >> they're definitely talking about this taking over the characteristics of the hybrid storm it is predicted to become. they keep it as a category 1 hurricane and it's moving faster now to the north at 10 miles per hour. so that picked up a small amount of forward motion, but they think the center has been wobbly a little bit as we've gone overnight. in the short term the track has shifted slightly to the east in the next, oh, say 24 to 48 hours. after that they still keep that hard westward motion as it likely will still make a landfall somewhere around delaware, southern new jersey. so the track essentially in the later hours did not change very much. it is well inland. you can see there tuesday at 8:00 with 50-mile an hour winds in south central pen
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
after tips from local residents that an al- qaida attack on the town was imment. imminent. >>> president obama and governor romney are quitting the campaign trail for tonight at least and will trade one liners when they address a high profile fundraiser in new york. the alfred e. smith dinner is a white tie gala that raises money for low income children. tomorrow the president will visit fairfax, virginia. romney was in virginia last night, and he rallied voters in leesburg. romney has a few more events in the commonwealth before the election, but this week he has only two public appearances as he gets ready for monday's final debate. >>> we know where the president will be on election night next month. sources in the obama campaign say mr. obama will be at the mccormick place convention center in chicago. it's the same place used for the nato summit there last may. tony? >>> sarah, thank you very much. mitt romney's oldest son is making headlines this morning for a joking comment he made in the wake of tuesday's presidential debate. it involves punching the president. tag romney was an
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Oct 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
is the former chairman of the d.c. taxi cab commission. >>> this morning a local mall is back open after yesterday's bomb scare. it happened during the lunch rush at the boston common mall in arlington. witnesses say a man threw a bottle filled with something that smelled like gasoline from an upper floor. luckily, the molltive cocktail didn't detonate. the suspect fled, but police found and arrested him later. the fbi has not identified the suspect, but says charges will be filed soon. there is still no word on a motive. >>> police in howard county are asking the public's help finding this man. he's accused of secretly videotaping two women inside their home. take a look at this video. police say this is the suspect setting up the hidden camera inside the women's ellicott city condo. they don't know who he is or how he got inside. investigators say the man went into the condo several times to move the camera around. if you recognize him, police want to hear from you. >>> federal health officials say the fungus found in tainted steroid shots does indeed match the one linked to the mening
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Oct 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
. seems like every circle in washington is different. without local knowledge, you're up the creek without a paddle. i was looking at blogs from visitors who have endured our circles. one called them the circle of doom, the traffic circles in washington. >> it can be a pain. >> one said traffic circles are always tricky, but in washington the planners found a way to make them trickier. >> are you going to call it a round about or a circle? >> i think we call them circles. it's ward circle -- >> this is chevy chase circle. what i always thought, and you can correct me or not, first of all, always yield to the traffic already in the circle, if you're at one of these streets trying to get in. is that correct? >> you must be a graduate student in circlology. >> right. >> that is the basic rule. >> true. >> if you remember that and you're sitting there, rule number one. rule mber two, the outer lane is for exiting. but chevy chase circle, a couple of lanes can exit, right? >> that's true. if you're in the outside lane and think you're going to go straight, you may have someone in the second lan
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
thing. there is your radar. that is a local look. want to mention that our rain, which has been light in places has become steadier here in the last couple of hours and will become heavy during the early- morning hours. notice the yellow starting to get across the bay. that is pushing off to the north and west. we have very heavy rain down towards cambridge, parts of southern maryland now getting in on the heavy rain. all of that is headed to the north and west. so the first part of this storm will be the rain. it will be picking up in intensity here and be extremely heavy during times for our monday. the wind which have been gusting to about 30 here in washington are going to steadily pick up as well. let's look at the bigger picture and take another look at the storm. there you go. all systems go here unfortunately for landfall across southern new jersey, perhaps the bay of delaware. we'll be feeling the effects all day today and all day tomorrow. it will be slow to weaken because it is a hybrid. it is not just deriving its energy from the ocean waters. it is deriving its energy fro
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
approaches. the fox 5 news edge, you decide 2012 will focus on local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. the new show starts next monday at 6:30 p.m. on fox 5. >>> it was a hooking trip that turned out to be more adventurous than they wanted. two veterinarians are heading back home. the searchers found jason hiser of richmond and pekins of herndon yesterday in glacier national park in montana. they went on a hiking trip and missed their flight back home. the rent a car was not returned and worried wives called police. the massive search was launched for the men and they were in good condition. they fell over the ravine and had overnight gear and rationed the food and drinks. >>> still ahead, dozens of local soldiers who returned home from afghanistan over the weekend were honored today. we're going to take to you the ceremony. >> there is a growing number of speed cameras in the district, and now some city leaders want to do something about the fines they're generation. i'm bob barnard, we'll have details coming up. tails coming . >> a beautifu
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Oct 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
front by sunday and monday. there's the latest with hurricane sandy. let's talk local weather and another nice day shaping up for your thursday. we're mild for this time of year. 62 at regan national. tony mentioned he didn't know what he was looking at. that would be fog. 62 at bwi marshal . high temperatures expected to be in the mid 70s with partial sunshine. we hit a record high temperature at regan national. mordetails on the weather. let's see the traffic. >> i'm not sure what's going on out here but we have accidents to report with fatalities. north of town route 1. basically shut down between route 100 and 175. it is blocked off at the scene of this crash involving a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle. three fatalities as a result of this crash. now, northbound on the baltimore more washington parkway, five vehicles involved in this crash before you reach 198. now to the cameras, traveling northbound before the beltway. activity still here in play tying up the right lane. the outer loop leaving 95 to georgia avenue. 395 crash tying up the center of the roadway. we
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
service. not everyone is on board. more details in a live report. >> alert for local high school students. police want them to be on the lookout for a suspicious man. we have what you need to know. fox5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >>> quite a bit of fog this morning. allow a little extra time before you head out the door. this is wednesday, october 3rd, 2012. good morning, i'm tony perkins. >> and i'm alison seymour. happy you're with us on this hump day, wednesday. yes, the commute should be chemicalling with all the fog out -- challenging with all the fog out there. >> a warm day is on tap. mid-80s later this afternoon. >> we are dealing with the morning fog. foggy conditions will persist another couple of hours. rain showers out of here. we have the fog and history across the -- mist across the region. because of all the fog, we have a dense fog advisory for parts of the area, including to the east, anne arundel county, to baltimore and to the west, towards hagerstown, washington county, winchester, martinsberg, until 8:00 this morning. if you haven't left for work
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Oct 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
visiting a local hospital, he realized that he could use music to improve the lives of sick kids. his organization is called "concerts for a cure." its mission is to raise money for medical research. jourdan encourages talented teen musicians across the country to hold fundraising performances. >> we really look for children who had a cause that they found that was very important to them. and through innovation, they've figured out how to get other children to work with them. they don't have to wait to be leaders of tomorrow -- they're leading today. >> the founders of the award program say their honorees prove you don't have to be a grownup to do something big. >> the only thing that controls your opportunity is what's up here. it's also what allows you to grow your opportunities. so don't be afraid. try things because it means something to you. >> kids as young as 7 can be nominated for the award. top honorees receive a grant of at least $25,000 for their organization. to find out more, there's a link on our website. the spirit of the award is simple -- kids helping other kids. it t
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
in the local lanes. if you are east on 66th heavy volume from fair oaks to 123 and approaching the capital beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> we begin with two developing stories. the first in prince william county where the personal belongings of dozens of people are destroyed. about 80 storage unites burned overnight in manassas. the fire burned for at least three hours. investigators don't know the cause of the blaze. no one was hurt. >>> meanwhile, the search continues for two local hikers missing in montana. jason heiser and neal peckens disappeared friday during a visit to glacier national park of the they were record missing after failing to catch a flight home. at least 50 people joined the search team but heavy snow and thick clouds made aerial and ground searches difficult. >>> the trial begins for two police officers accused of beating a university of maryland student in 2010. it was all caught on tape from a dorm window. >> the student was celebrating with other rowdy students outside after the school beat duke in a basketball game. karen gray houston i
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
that they would be the first to few. >> reporter: the neighbors and local church have stepped up and offered to assist the family any way they can. the people who lived next-door rushed right over to apologize. it's not clear whose insurance will pay for all that damage. both neighbors are renters. the camerons moved to town a year ago from rhode island. >>> the news edge on maryland and recovery from hurricane sandy underway in ocean city tonight. the storm caused a lot of damage, town's fishing pier half gone, streets flooded, waters from the bay overwhelmed parts of the town. residents have never seen a storm like sandy before. >> that's the highest i've ever seen it. i've ridden out a couple of storms before but nothing like this before. it was a little hairy. winds were blowing real hard. >> the national guard evacuated about 50 people during the height of the storm. most failed to leave where mandatory evacuations were ordered. still there were no deaths or injuries in the town. >>> sandy still causing problems for millions of people across the northeast. let's get latest on her path w
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Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
approaches. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012 will focus on local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. starts next monday here on fox 5. and. >>> the breakdown of security at the u.s. consulate in libya. four americans, including the u.s. ambassador were killed in what is being called a terrorist attack. secretary of state hillary clinton said she's responsible, not the president, for providing adequate security at all u.s. diplomatic missions. >> i'm responsible for the state department, for the more than 60,000 people around the world and the decision is made by security professionals. >> she's taking the blame to take the heat off of her boss president obama in the closing days of the election. clinton said the attack is still under investigation. >>> and developing news from britain, the police questioned two men who tried to visit the pakistani teenager in the hospital. she's recovering from the gun shot wound in the head. the taliban admitted they targeted her and she was targeted again. she was flown to britain to receive supplied treatment.
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Oct 22, 2012 11:30pm EDT
the cardinals in the nlcs. we'll come back after this.   . >>> a local family taking action, find out why they say a popular energy drink drink killed their daughter. >> plus chris cooley is back with the redskins. we'll tell you how it happened tonight on fox 5 news after the game. >> joe: we welcome you to the nlcs postgame show on fox. with the rain continuing to fall here at&t park. a 9-0 giants final in game seven. cain over lowe's and standing by with matt cain, ken rosenthal. >> ken: matt, 24-minute third inning. that inning did you go down and throw or did you just sit in the dugout the whole time? >> i just stayed in the dugout and did the same thing. i knew i had time between innings. i was going to be fine to go back out there and warm up and not worry about it. >> ken: a number of terrific defensive plays behind you. >> yes. >> ken: how much difference was the defense in this series? >> it was huge. that's what made the series, guys came up big, making huge defensive plays and tonight was really, really big. scutaro making great plays at second and crawfor
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
this evening at 6:30, fox 5 news edge you decide 2012, focuses on local and national candidates on the issues during the of the campaign. i will be your host and with tom fitzgerald. the political analyst mark plotkin. >>> the news edge on maryland today. gallaudet university getting hit with heavy criticism from both sides of the gay marriage debay. after the university suspended the chief diversity officer for signing a petition to put the issue before maryland voters today, dozens of activists from both sides gathered at school entrances in northeast and outraged at the school's decision to suspend angela mccaskill. >> she has a right under the u.s. constitution to sign any petition anywhere in the country and not get punished for it. >> all she did was to exercise her right you were the maryland state constitution and to exer as the -- exercise the civic duty and that is a major injustice, we believe. >> and in a statement, the university said she is suspended with pay and they're talking with lawyers and student groups about the situation. >>> hurricane sandy threatening to tear through
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Oct 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
went wrong, and caused seats to become loose. >> later this hour, a local singer shares his story with x factor judges about his experience. plus, david corey will be here and will perform for us. >> sings his heart out now. >> apparently a very moving moment on the show. >> couple of ticks away from 9:00. let's head to tucker barnes. >> he sounds pretty good. looking forward to meeting him. we have fog across the region, hanging tough particularly north and west of the city. radar won't really pick it up. a lot of moisture at low levels of the atmosphere here. we'll be dealing with the fog here over the short-term. dense fog advisory has been issued for much of the area through 10:00 a.m. good news, we'll watch the fog burn off during the course of the day. and we should be looking at sunshine by afternoon. limited sunshine, with highs expected to be back into the 80s. warming up into the 80s today. dense fog advisory until 10:00, including washington, prince george's county, montgomery county county, loudoun county. temperature now, reagan national 71 degrees. mild start to the
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Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
dog. >> fresh rock oysters -- local oysters. this morning holly is teaching us about a program to help save the chesapeake bay. coming up next, how to pick your oysters and ideas on what to do with them. we'll be right back. are you ready ? share everything by turning your smartphone into a mobile hotspot for up to 8 wifi-enabled devices at no extra charge. like the new droid razr m by motorola only $99.99. >>> this is a man playing cat and mouse with a deer. only this was no game. a deer with giant antlers tried to attack a man walking along a park in london, england. the man yelled for help while hiding around a wooden fence that's built around a tree. each time he'd move one way, the deer would follow. eventually he decided to climb the tree and the woman who spent considerable am of time shooting the video, then called police. >>> heartworms are among the most dangerous and damaging parasites. i'm tired, and i apologize. i'm having trouble. >> it's monday. >> yes. damaging parasites but they're 100% preventable. it can be preventable with medications given monthly and should be giv
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Oct 13, 2012 11:30pm EDT
. >> it is known locally as the peace cross. in fact, this 40-foot tall concrete structure was built in the 1920s by the american legion as a memorial to the 49 men of prince georges county who died in the service of their country during world war i. the fact that it is a cross on government land bothers the american human association. >> this country is a diverse one. we have buddhists, we have hindus, we have always had some percentage of our population that were minority religion faith. so representing those who have fallen with a monument that is only representative of one faith is just not universal enough. >> the humanist sent a letter to the maryland national park and planning commission demanding that the cross be removed from the rest of the war memorial. >> u.s.a., don't let him tear down the cross. >> more than 120 people assembled to express their support for the structure. >> it is sacrifice and peace. >> kathy davis believes the war memorial should remain as it was designed. >> it was not put up there as a religious symbol. it was put up as a memorial. >> american legion co
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Oct 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
is here to help focusing on both local and national candidates. -- and it is crucial to go to the polls with the facts. >>> first lady michelle obama will be campaigning in north carolina today. yesterday, two motorcycles in her motorcade side sweeped each oo. a police officer and a state trooper were injured. both were hospitalized in stable condition. no one else was hurt and no word on what caused the crash. >>> a look at the morning's other top stories. a teenager shot and killed in his own home. this happened yesterday afternoon on 25th avenue in hillcrest heights. relatives tell fox 5 the victim answered the door. there was an argument and then a shot was fired. the teen died at a local hospital. his family says he was going to be a father and thought he had some trouble. they just don't know who could have killed him. no word on a possible suspect or motive in this case. >>> relief for two virginia families whose loved ones had gown missing while hiking out west. they had gone like at glacier national park in montana. they were supposed to head back to virginia on friday but did
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
will be in florida tonight attending a rally with running mate paul ryan. >>> now to local politics and a blow to the campaigns of two d.c. council members hoping for re-election. in an editorial today, the "washington post" says neither michael brown nor vincent orange deserve another term as at-large counsel kill members. the post endorsed ins david grasso and leon swain, jr. >>> a sad day for the prince george's county police department as they mourn the loss of another fallen officer. >> officer kevin bowden was killed yesterday when his patrol car collided with an suv and slammed into a utility pole. fox 5's sherry ly is live at police headquarters with the latest on the investigation. sherry? >> reporter: well, wisdom, police say that officer kevin bowden was off duty when this accident happened. witnesses say the collision may have been caused by an suv that was swerving to avoid a tour bus when this collision happened. bowden got off work at 1:00 yesterday afternoon. and within hours, he was dead. his cruise are was headed northbound on branch avenue when he collided with that suv and
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Oct 21, 2012 11:15pm EDT
. you decide 2012 will focus on local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. it starts tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. here on fox 5. >>> still ahead, a special honor for the lily of the mohawks. the roman catholic church elevates the first native american to sainthood. >> a man pulls out a samurai sword during a fight. that bizarre story coming up.  [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. but to me, it's moneney that i earned. i'm mitt romney, man: to someme people, social security is just a number. i count on social security. and i d
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, get your political fix. decide 2012, focuses on local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. brian bolter, political reporter tom fitzgerald and political analyst mark plotkin will have all of the day's news after the news edge at 6. >>> >> all eyes on the caribbean tonight where hurricane sandy is bearing down on the island. it's heading to cuba next and could affect parts of the u.s. gary, tell us about send. >> reporter: it became a hurricane this afternoon sitting on the eastern section of jamaica right now and let's go to the graphic. i want to show you, the winds are tops sustained at 80 miles an hour and in last check, they had winds, eastern section of jamaica at 60, 70 miles an hour and it holds on to the hurricane characteristics and becomes a tropical storm again in the bahamas, and that is forecast to be another hurricane off of florida and it's still forecast to go offshore of the east coast and to the end there. it jogs to the left and the official forecast could be important. coming up, i want to show you what we call the sp
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Oct 24, 2012 11:30pm EDT
, local news. join us tomorrow night from back here in san francisco. it's fox sports brings you game two of the 2012 world series. our coverage begins at 7:30 eastern. 4:30 pacific. for more information on tonight's game and other major league baseball news. log on to fox sports.com. powered by msn. the world's favorite sports site. for all of our fox crew, this is matt vasgersian. saying so long from san francisco. you've been watching fox sports. your home for the 2012 world series. captioned by closed captioning services, inc ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] if barack obama is re-elected, what will the next four years be like? one: the debt will grow from $16 trillion to $20 trillion. two: 20 million americans could lose their employer-based health care. three: taxes on the middle class will go up by $4,000. four: energy prices will continue to go up. and five: $716 billion in medicare cuts that hurt current seniors. five reasons we can't afford four more years of barack obama. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. four more years of barack obama. rachel and sam have a house.
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Oct 25, 2012 4:25am EDT
by the end of the weekend. >> it has been quiet. >> let's talk local weather real quick in case you are headed out the door. we're doing fine. could be a little fog. reagan national, 63. so temperatures not terrible. i mean not terribly cool start to your day. enout they temperatures because by early next week, our high temperatures won't be anywhere near the 106. you have to wait and see the seven-day forecast. here is sat height radar. nice and quiet. this is a little fog developing in spots. otherwise, it should albright dosement day, partly sunny and a little cooler than yesterday. we can't be in the 80s every day in october and we won't be. we'll we'll be back into the 70s. a little fog to start your dawsm high temperatures in the mid-70s. a nice afternoon. -- a little fog to start your day. day. >> time now to check in with julie wright to see what is happening with our commute. >> so far, we are off to a quiet start with no issues reported right now around the capital play. on the top side, you find southbound 270 behaving nicely coming in out of germantown. you will find you
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
administrator -- to support local and state responders. >> coming up at 6:30 tonight, fox 5 news as you decide 2012 focuses on both national candidates and issues during these final two weeks of the campaign. >>> a news alert from nevada, senate majority leader harry reid is in a las vegas hospital after his motorcade was involved in an accident. happened late this afternoon. spokesman says six vehicles were involved in the chain reaction crash involving four vehics in reid's caravan. right now no word on his condition. we are told his injuries are nonlife threatening. >>> much more straight ahead here on the news edge. lindsay, what's going on in sports? >> coming up, london fletcher's health, and the redskins, their defense talks about the challenge of facing big ben. those stories later in sports as the news edge at 6:00 continues. inues.  >> this is fox 5 news edge at 6:00.   >>> join us monday morning starting at 4:00 a.m. for all your team coverage. >> fox 5 morning news, the best thing first thing in the morning. mitt romney: do i believe th
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
gusts >> wow. >> so the package of high winds extends out far. >> want to talk about radar here locally, because some bands of heavy rain getting ready to moven through. we're going to spotlight them for you here. >> this yellow band pushed through baltimore. it's still pushing through baltimore, and we know that not only is this where the heavy bands of rain are, but this is where the heavy winds are. as you begin to feel more intensity with the rain outside your house or whatever, you're also going to notice that the winds will kick up as well. and i suspect we are beginning now to transition into where anytime now, these wind gusts could be 60 plus. as the storm is. along the eastern shore just into delaware, this line of yellow, the moderate showers out there will really contain the highest winds we'veseen so far. so give them a couple more hours to come on through. i think that's when we'll begin to get more reports of 60 plus miles per hour wind gusts -- these are just gusts. a better way to say that would be occasional gusts within the bands moving on through. and all these bands
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Oct 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
in washington and lots of 30s on the map locally and use a jacket. 56 this morning and up ahead of the next cold front. we will get some slightly mild air in here beginning later this afternoon. and then tonight. and looking at the national map, sunshine in the forecast for the washington area today and lots of high pressure. to the west, minneapolis and omaha and you see the green and the cloud cover? the timing is later tomorrow into early friday and with some showers and thunderstorms. looks like showers will be approaching st. louis and we'll have to so if that impacts the game or not and this is the accuweather seven-day forecast. seventy this afternoon and just a gorgeous day. tomorrow, late showers, 72 anded from, saturday, sunday, sunshine and temperatures in the 60s for the weekend and that is a look at weather and let's get the latest from julie wright and see if she's in the pumpkin. >> i am not going to fit in that pumpkin. we have lingering delays for those continuing around the capital beltway and leaving 95 to past georgia avenue and that is heavy, slow, and steady and tied in to
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Oct 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
in just a minute. let's do local weather. nice day shaping up. beautiful. upper 70s yesterday. right there once again with highs expected to be 80 around here. yesterday fredericksburg got up to 84. possible we can do it again. 59 in washington. you can see the midatlantic nice and mild. 56 down into the carolinas. 65 to start the morning. temperatures a little on the warm side even for the start of your day. should be a nice day. cloud cover working through at the moment. a few light sprinkles. much of that is not going to touch the ground. it will be a partly sunny day. yesterday we had a mix of clouds and sun. with temperatures unseasonably warm, no complaining later this afternoon. 7 day. 80s this afternoon. record high for the day is 84. i don't think we'll get there but we'll be close. and also want you to focus on the cool down for the end of the weekend. pretty strong cold front saturday night. sunday daytime high 62. by monday and tuesday, highs in the 50s. in pittsburgh this weekend it is going to be on the chilly side. >> how about i trade degrees today, shove it to next w
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
coming up. let's talk local forecast and worry about today first. we'll be fine today. quiet conditions. little fog to start your day. 63 now at reagan national. dulles 61. bwi marshall 61 degrees as well. highs about 70 degrees. lots of clouds the first half of the day. we'll burn the fog off. get a little sunshine in here later. kind of partly sunny afrnoon with highs about 70 degrees. 71 in washington. 70 leonardtown. could be an early sprinkle or lonesome shower the first part of the day. more details on sandy coming up in the next hour. let's do traffic with julie wright. >> good morning. right now we've got our hands full, accident activity we need to clean up and clear up if you will coming southbound on 295. still tying up a couple of lanes. delays stacking up near 895 past nursery road. stay to the road to get by. no problems leaving 695 to the accident scene. accident in montgomery county. over towards connecticut avenue, we have the police directing you through the intersection to work southbound towards the capitol beltway. 66, lanes are open, but pace is slow inbound, down
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
press, local tv stations and fox news did not cover the speech at the time it was given. >>> gunfire near the u.s.- mexico line. one bored agent killed. another one wounded. up next, we'll get the latest on the search for the gunman. >>> a massive ball of fire and smoke at a fuel warehouse. we are checking more headlines coming up next. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. you guys want to go to the park? yeah! yeah! minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs/pharmacy. accepts united healthcare benefit plans. find a clinic near you at minuteclinic.com. >>> still no arrest in the death of a border patrol agent. he was killed early tuesday in arizona. this was a nope drug corridor near the mexican border. a fellow agent also hot is in stable condition. >>> a former butler to pope benedict xvi
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
're ahead of it and the stage is set here for local candidates. they have gone through and done their walk-throughs and have been praying for this debate. the vice president, for four days in a row, the congressman, now, of course, going into this debate. >> all right, craig bosswell, thank you so much. the vice presidential debate will air here on fox 5 starting at 9:00 tonight and we want to hear from you as the candidates duke it out and tweet your thoughts. >>> coming up, the death toll rises from a nationwide meningitis outbreak. why the company at the center of it all may violated its -- may have violated its license. >> a tragic story out of baltimore where a fire may have left five people dead. we'll have the details. >> this chair is destroyed. the one next to it, still in good shape. this is the inside of the church. i'm beth parker, i will tell you what they know about what happened. >> a beautiful day out there today. very, very fall like. we have been in the 60s, and now we're following -- falling back to the 60s. a first look at the forecast is coming up. stay with us. 
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